Exhibit: Jetfighter III
Defn: A gun attack achieved by maneuvering to the rear quarter of a bogey.
Advantages: More certain kill once a tracking solution is achieved.
Disadvantages: Longer time required More predictable flight path. This is very dangerous in a multi-bogey environment.
|Air to Air: Guns Tracking Shot|
|Manoeuvre to the bogey's rear quarter|
|Point your nose ahead of the target|
|Match the bogey's bank|
|Match the bogey's turn rate by keeping the bogey at a constant position in your HUD|
|At this stage you are "In the saddle"|
Lining up for a tracking shot
|Pull up until the pipper is over the target|
|Fire short bursts|
Manoeuvering behind the MiG-29